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  2. Books Published October 30, 2012

October 30, 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 30, 2012. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2012.

Book Review

The Stamp Collector

A haunting account of two Asian writers jailed for their political views reveals the occasional power of stories to earn freedom for prisoners. The stamps in the title represent the letters from distant writers touched by the... Read More

Book Review

Black Art

by Maria Siano

British actress Helen Valentine wants to know where she came from. Specifically, she wants to know about her grandmother, who disappeared in the early 1940s. Author V. T. Davy is an amateur historian, and he gives Arty Shaw, his hero in... Read More

Book Review

Dear Teen Me

by Lisa Romeo

If only we knew then what we know now, everything would be different. Or would it? Most of the contributors to this terrific book of letters from young adult authors to their teenage selves come to the opposite conclusion; that is, no... Read More